Administration Officer

St Raphael's CS Cowra

COWRA, NSW 


Admin / SSO / Non-Teaching

Contract Type: Permanent/Ongoing Position Part Time

Applications Close: 3 June 2024


Crafting Administrative Harmony for a Welcoming School Atmosphere

<p dir="ltr"><strong>St Raphael’s Catholic School, Cowra</strong><br><strong>Co-educational, years K-12</strong><br><strong>Permanent Part Time Position 60 hours/ fortnight</strong><br><strong>Commencing: 20 May 2024 or ASAP by Negotiation</strong></p> <p dir="ltr"><br><strong>About the Role</strong><br>We have an exciting opportunity for an Administration Officer to become a valuable addition to our remarkable team at St Raphael’s Catholic School in Cowra NSW. The Administration officer will be an ambassador for the school when meeting parents and other visitors and acts as the first point of contact in the school.</p> <p dir="ltr">A copy of the position description can be found <a href="https://drive.google.com/file/d/1tzqd2_7u8sMs5kWleauWx3QzcAbxumv1/view?usp=sharing">here</a>.</p> <p dir="ltr"><br><strong>About You</strong><br>We are looking for someone who can meet the following selection criteria:</p> <ul> <li dir="ltr">Demonstrated ability to receive, manage, and/or redirect all phone, email, and in-person enquiries efficiently and professionally.</li> <li dir="ltr">Proven track record of providing information and support to staff members, ensuring clear and effective communication.</li> <li dir="ltr">Experience in processing cash and EFTPOS payments accurately.</li> <li dir="ltr">Skilled in updating and maintaining both paper and electronic records with high attention to detail.</li> <li dir="ltr">Ability to oversee visitor and contractor sign-in and coordination, ensuring compliance with school policies.</li> <li dir="ltr">Competence in processing student attendance, including roll marking, managing late arrivals, early departures, and related correspondence.</li> <li dir="ltr">Proficiency in managing calendars and appointments for senior school executives, including the Principal and Assistant Principal.</li> <li dir="ltr">Experience assisting staff with routine administrative tasks, including printing, photocopying, and maintaining office stock and supplies.</li> <li dir="ltr">Ability to assist in first aid and medication management, with appropriate certifications.</li> <li dir="ltr">Knowledge and experience in risk management, incident reporting, and logging, ensuring all procedures are followed accurately and promptly.</li> <li dir="ltr">Strong commitment to maintaining strict confidentiality regarding all school operations, staff, and student information.</li> </ul> <p dir="ltr"><strong>About Our Offer</strong><br>Our employees are valued and enjoy the many benefits of working with Catholic Education, Diocese of Bathurst.&nbsp; Some benefits include:</p> <ul> <li dir="ltr" style="list-style-type: disc"> <p dir="ltr">Positive, engaging, and supportive culture</p> </li> <li dir="ltr" style="list-style-type: disc"> <p dir="ltr">An organisation who is committed to fostering professional growth and provides various opportunities for ongoing training and development</p> </li> <li dir="ltr" style="list-style-type: disc"> <p dir="ltr">Benefit from being part of a larger network within the Catholic Education system and create strong, lifelong networks</p> </li> <li dir="ltr" style="list-style-type: disc"> <p dir="ltr">Cowra offers historical sites, including the Cowra Japanese Garden and Cultural Centre, which pays tribute to its past while offering serene landscapes for residents to enjoy</p> </li> <li dir="ltr" style="list-style-type: disc"> <p dir="ltr">Cowra hosts various events and festivals, such as the Cowra Festival of International Understanding, promoting cultural exchange and enriching the community's social fabric</p> </li> </ul> <p dir="ltr"><a href="https://visitcowra.com.au/">Click here to find out more about Cowra, NSW.</a></p> <p dir="ltr"><strong>About Us</strong><br>Responsible for 33 schools, approximately 9,600 students and 1,700 staff, Catholic Education Diocese of Bathurst (CEDB) is encompassed by the Blue Mountains, Warrumbungle Ranges, the Pilliga, Macquarie River, Lachlan River, Abercrombie River and the Jenolan State Forest. The Diocese covers 103,680 square kilometres, comprises of Three Traditional Nations: the Wiradjuri, Gamilaraay/Gomeroi, and Wailwan nations and boasts the beauty of the central west and orana regions of NSW. A diversity of opportunities awaits you.</p> <p dir="ltr">St Raphael's Catholic School Cowra is a vibrant and inclusive educational community committed to the holistic development of students. With a focus on nurturing the spiritual, physical, intellectual, relational, and emotional aspects of each individual, we empower our boys and girls to become confident, competent, and successful young people. Our engaging and inspiring learning environment, supported by contemporary pedagogy, ensures that high expectations are met while fostering problem-solving, critical thinking, curiosity, and creativity. Rooted in faith development and social justice, our inclusive atmosphere promotes positive behaviours for learning and provides diverse opportunities for academic, sporting, and cultural achievements. St Raphael's is a welcoming community that embraces staff, students, and families, fostering the faith and learning development of our young people.</p> <p dir="ltr"><a href="https://www.straphaelscowra.catholic.edu.au/">Click here to find out more about St Raphael’s Catholic School, Cowra.<br><br></a><strong>How to Apply</strong><br>If you’re looking to make the next step in your teaching career, we would love to hear from you! Click “Apply” to be taken to our online application portal where you will be asked to complete our online application form. All applications will require:</p> <ul> <li dir="ltr" style="list-style-type: disc"> <p dir="ltr">An updated CV/Resume</p> </li> <li dir="ltr" style="list-style-type: disc"> <p dir="ltr">A cover letter addressing the selection criteria outlined in the “About You” section of this advertisement</p> </li> <li dir="ltr" style="list-style-type: disc"> <p dir="ltr">Contact details of appropriate referees</p> </li> <li dir="ltr" style="list-style-type: disc"> <p dir="ltr">All supporting documentation (statements of service, transcripts, identification, WWCC etc)</p> </li> </ul> <p dir="ltr"><strong>Applicants must be submitted by 11:55pm on 03 June 2024.</strong></p> <p dir="ltr"><span style="text-decoration: underline"><em>Please note that the CEDB intends to fill this vacancy as quickly as possible and therefore will close the job as soon as the right candidate is found. We encourage you to apply right away!</em></span></p> <p dir="ltr"><strong>A talent pool may be created for future ongoing and temporary roles, valid for a period of 12 months.</strong></p> <p dir="ltr"><em>Further details of this position can be obtained by contacting the school on&nbsp;02 6342 2940.</em></p> <p dir="ltr"><em>CEDB is committed to instilling Safe Child standards in all our schools and CEDB with an understanding that keeping children safe is the responsibility of everyone within our school community.</em></p> <p dir="ltr"><em>A valid Employee Working with Children Check is required for this position.</em></p> <p dir="ltr"><em>Child Protection legislation requires preferred applicants to be subject to employment screening.</em></p> <p dir="ltr"><em>Catholic Education Diocese of Bathurst is an equal opportunity employer.</em></p><br><br><p><img src="https://az29734.vo.msecnd.net/static/people/icons/icon_file_small.gif" alt="Download File">&nbsp;<a href="https://careers.pageuppeople.com/1040/tn/en/PositionDescriptionDocument/495832/administration-officer">Applicant Information Pack</a></p>